Meeting Minutes 9.19.2012


Matt Skibisky                                             Bob Johnson                                         Doug Myers

Kevin Fitzmaurice                                   Marissa Johnson                                     Chris Roddy

Carolyn Fitzmaurice                                 Jackie Johnson                                     Marc Boerma

Bob Doiron                                                    Jim Jaffe                                      Mark Eastwood

Barb Doiron                                                Bob French                                       Andrew Grigg

Joe Skibisky                                                  Sue French                                         Chris DiFiore

Deb Skibisky                                               John Bubela                                  John Williamson

Bob Nogiec


•    Meeting Called to order by Bob Nogiec at 7:02 PM    •


President’s Report


–        Accepted the August minutes

–        Run @ The ☼ II was a huge success


Vice President’s Report


–        Chris reminded us of the upcoming T.E.A.C.H. program

–        Kevin read Tom Bracci’s thank you for the fruit basket that CART sent him

–        Bob D also read Sue French’s thank you to CART for her fruit basket


Treasurer’s Report


–        We made a profit at Pocono North

–        Lost money on the Lime Rock track day

–        CART received a 500 dollar donation from the Vietnam Veterans in Milford.

–        All bills are current






Activities Director


–        Bob gave thank you’s to all Mohegan volunteers

–        Also gave a HUGE thank you to Mark Brown

–        Discussion was raised concerning the “flagger” idea used at Mohegan and whether or not it would be wise to use the idea at future autocrosses

–        Autocross dates remaining: Sept 30 (cancelled), October 14, October 28

–        T.E.A.C.H. is planned for October 27, 2012, at Corbin Russwin in Berlin

–        We are still working on getting the monitor in the back of the trailer working

–        Discussion was also raised regarding the bumping process currently being used. More decisions will be made over the off-season

–        We need to start discussing the annual Banquet date

–        Some trailer maintenance also needs to be done over the winter


Chairman of the Board


–        No meetings were held recently

–        A meeting will be held in October to discuss the by-law change, as well as a few other issues




–        Not much activity

–        We sold a hat.


Old Business


–        Details on the MG Rally:

  • 82 miles long
  • Poker Rally
  • $30/car
  • Prizes
  • Date: November 3rd at 11:00am
  • First car off at 12:00pm
  • More info at


–        The Berlin Deputy Chief will be present at the T.E.A.C.H. program, along with the traffic “Convincer” which is an education tool to simulate a hard impact stop in a vehicle

–        We need T.E.A.C.H. volunteers!!!






New Business


–        Officer election nominees are as follows:

  • Secretary: Matt Skibisky, Bob French
  • Membership Chair: Yaro Taeger, Rob Jonson
  • Activities Director: Marc Boerma, Chris Roddy
  • Treasurer: Bob Nogiec
  • Vice President: Kevin Fitzmaurice
  • President: Bob Doiron


–        A motion was made and accepted to give Mohegan Sun 1000 dollars

–        CART will be giving Mark Brown a free track day of his choosing for all the time and effort he has donated to the club in working out the 2 Mohegan Sun events. THANK YOU MARK!

–        Jim Jaffe brought up discussion regarding the T.E.A.C.H. event as a charitable event. More discussion will be made during the Board of Director meeting.


Meeting Adjourned at 8:28 PM